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Careers at Lincoln

Middle & Upper School Performing Arts: Music Teacher, 2018–2019

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a music teacher to join the Performing Arts faculty.

Qualified candidates will have experience and an enthusiasm for working with both Middle and High school age students. Responsibilities will include serving as choral director for our Middle and Upper Schools, teaching Middle School general music classes, working with our rock/jazz bands and chamber ensemble, overseeing student participation in All-State and other RIMEA events, and serving as the Musical Director for our Winter Musical Production.

Qualities of a top candidate would include a sense of humor, enthusiasm to collaborate with colleagues, commitment to an all-girls environment, the ability to work independently and collaboratively, and a continuing interest in professional growth.

Contributions to school life beyond the classroom are expected, as is the ability to embrace and forward the Quaker mission of Lincoln School. If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references to Middle and Upper School Administrative Assistant, Kim Lawrence, (klawrence@lincolnschool.org). More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at www.lincolnschool.org.

Middle & Upper School Spanish/French Teacher, 2018–2019

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time Spanish-French teacher (Grades 6-12) for the 2018–19 school year.

The position entails teaching a total of 4 or 5 Spanish and French classes in our Middle and/or Upper school. Candidates should demonstrate native / near native fluency in French, Spanish, and English. The preferred candidate has the confidence and language teaching experience to meet the developmental and emotional needs of a wide age-range of learners. The successful candidate can facilitate learning for all students using a variety of techniques, resources and technology. He or she has experience differentiating instruction and creating materials that assess (interpersonal) speaking, (interpretive) reading and listening and (presentational) writing skills as well as functional language ability (in accordance with current ACTFL Standards). A sense of humor and flexibility, a belief in an all-girls educational environment, as well as the desire to inspire, teach critical thinking skills, and engage young women are essential.

In addition to teaching classes, responsibilities include serving as an advisor, attending all required meetings and functions, upholding Lincoln’s Quaker values, and supporting students outside the classroom. A bachelor’s degree is required with a master’s degree preferred.

If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references to Kim Lawrence: klawrence@lincolnschool.org More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at www.lincolnschool.org

Engineering, Robotics and Mathematics Teacher, 2018–2019

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time engineering and math teacher for the 2018–19 school year.

The position entails teaching a range of engineering, robotics and mathematics classes in our upper school. In addition, candidates should be prepared to collaborate with members of the Technology and Mathematics Departments on the development of new offering in our clubs and extracurricular programs. The successful candidate will be an active member of the Technology and Mathematics Departments, bringing a strong commitment to Lincoln's evolving STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) program. The preferred candidate will have experience with and a dedication to student-centered teaching and differentiated instruction. A sense of humor, a belief in an all-girls educational environment, as well as the desire to inspire, teach iterative thinking and problem-solving skills, and engage young women are essential. Contributions to school life beyond the classroom are expected, as well as the ability to embrace and forward the Quaker mission of Lincoln School. A bachelor’s degree is required with a master degree preferred.

If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references to Ed Tech Department Head, Susan Amsler-Akacem at samsler-akacem@lincolnschool.org and Candice De Los Reyes at cdelosreyes@lincolnschool.org. More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at www.lincolnschool.org


Upper School Chemistry/ Physics Teacher, 2018–2019

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time Upper School Physics/Chemistry teacher.

The position requires teaching two sections of 9th grade General Physics and two sections of 10th grade General Chemistry, serving as an Upper School advisor, and engaging in Lincoln’s clubs/extracurricular program as need be. The successful candidate will be an active member of the Science Department team continuing work in Lincoln's Beyond the AP program, and in developing curricula utilizing the newly opened STEAM Hub for Girls facility. The preferred candidate will have experience with student-centered teaching and the confidence and skills to meet the needs of a variety of learners in the Upper School grades. A sense of humor, commitment to an all-girls environment, and the desire to inspire and engage young women are essential.Contributions to school life beyond the classroom are expected, as well as the ability to embrace and forward the Quaker mission of Lincoln School. An advanced degree is preferred, though not required.

If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy and a list of 3-5 references to Upper School Division Assistant, Kim Lawrence (klawrence@lincolnschool.org). More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at www.lincolnschool.org.

Lower, Middle, and Upper School Physical Education and Health Teacher, 2018–2019

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time Physical Education and Health teacher for the 2018–19 school year.

Qualified candidates will have experience working with students in elementary, middle, and high school, and an ability to teach a comprehensive physical education program across these ages which builds confidence, cooperation, physical health, strength, sports skills, positive social skills, and the value of exercise. In addition, we are prioritizing candidates who would be interested in collaborating with Lincoln’s Health Team to develop a comprehensive K-12 Health and Wellness curriculum. Health teaching responsibilities will be determined by individual candidate’s experience in this area.

Specific responsibilities of the position include N-8 curriculum development, daily planning and teaching, as well as coaching one season in our after-school, interscholastic athletics program. A Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education/health and wellness is required; a graduate degree is preferred.

Interested candidates should send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references to Middle and Upper School Administrative Assistant, Kim Lawrence, (klawrence@lincolnschool.org).


Advancement Officer

Advancement Officer

Summary:

Lincoln School is looking to hire a Full-Time Advancement Officer to help maximize the impact from philanthropy in the short, medium, and long term. This individual will focus on major gift fundraising across the country.

The Advancement Officer will manage a portfolio of 150+ prospects, be held accountable for annual fundraising goals, and work as part of a team on the creation and implementation of overall fundraising strategies. The Advancement Officer will also be responsible for organizing and managing selected fundraising efforts and/or projects.

Requirements:

  • Ability to qualify major gift prospects that represent the highest giving potential for Lincoln School
  • Willingness to travel approximately 40-50 percent of the time, with the possibility of one international trip a year
  • The confidence and skill to artfully ask prospective donors to make a major financial contribution in a face-to-face meeting
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • A high level of comfort with direct donor interaction and cold calls
  • Initiative and independence, combined with the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Minimum of five years of demonstrated success as a front-line fundraiser, including success in closing five- and six-figure gifts, or a minimum of five years of demonstrated success as a front-line salesperson, including success in closing five- and six-figure sales
  • Strong communication skills, including excellent writing ability
  • Strong computer skills with experience in fundraising databases
  • Bachelor’s degree required

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Julie Stafford, Human Resource, Benefits and Payroll Coordinator at jstafford@lincolnschool.org.

Lower School Substitute Teachers

Lower School (Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5) is looking for Substitute Teachers. If you are interested, please forward your resume and references to Maureen Devlin at mdevlin@lincolnschool.org. Thank you.

Little School Substitute Teachers

The Little School (ages 8 weeks to 3 years old) is currently seeking substitute teachers for their program. Experience with that age preferred. Please send resume and letter of interest to jerickson@lincolnschool.org


Lincoln School does not discriminate in admission or access to, or participation in its programs and activities on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, or national or ethnic origin. Nor does Lincoln School discriminate in employment on the basis of any of these categories. Any questions in this regard should be directed to the head of school.